Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option
Description: This course is an introduction to the art of selected peoples of Africa, Oceania, and Native North America, stressing their cultural wealth and diversity. The course introduces specific groups from each of these areas of the world and focuses on the differing roles of the visual arts within each culture. The historical depth and religious, economic, or political orientation of each art tradition is explored so that the student is introduced to the complexity of this field of study. This course is designed for art majors who are interested in non-western cultures as well as for students from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines, including history, ethnic studies, humanities, and education.
This course can help you earn the following degree(s) or certificate(s):